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Last updated: 15 November 2019
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Datum:dinsdag 13 november 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Lambair
Registratie: C-GYHT
Constructienummer: 22375
Bouwjaar: 1945
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:1 km (0.6 mijl) NW of Churchill-Metropolitan Area Airport, MB (YYQ) (   Canada)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Onbekend
Vliegveld van vertrek:Churchill Airport, MB (YYQ/CYYQ), Canada
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
No.1 engine oil temperature rise and a drop in oil pressure forced the crew to descend and turn back to Churchill. The aircraft couldn't hold the altitude and a forced landing was made in rough terrain 1/4 mile short of the runway. Reportedly, the aircraft was overloaded.

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photo of Curtiss-C-46F-Commando-C-GYHT
accident date: 13-11-1979
type: Curtiss C-46F Commando
registration: C-GYHT
photo of Curtiss-C-46F-Commando-C-GYHT
accident date: 13-11-1979
type: Curtiss C-46F Commando
registration: C-GYHT
 
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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